Economist / Applied Econometrician / Statistician

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Job Title:
Economist / Applied Econometrician / Statistician
Location:
Dearborn
State:
MI
Company:
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Job Description/Overview:

Ford Motor Company's Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for highly skilled Economist/Econometrician/Statistician. This individual will assist in all phases of consumer research and development to support Ford Motor Company business units. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, Market Demand Analysis and Forecasting, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, and Marketing (such as primary market research, conjoint analysis)

You will have the opportunity to work with a highly specialized team in the quantitative field that is transforming the automobile industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Employ statistical / microeconomics / econometrics / industrial organization / labor economics to assess and analyze consumer data by working directly with data sources and various Ford business units.
  • Explore new data sources related to consumers. Work with various data sources and platforms to gather data.
  • Develop analytic frameworks to support research effort in demand forecasting to enhance company’s capability in making strategic product decision in a regulated auto industry and highly competitive market environment.
  • Support the deployment of analytical tools to business partners. Maintain and enhance previously developed models and tools.
  • Execute both descriptive and inferential ad hoc requests in a timely manner.
  • Assist in communicate and present models and analytical results to business customers and executives.

Job Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Masters’ degree
  • 3+ years of working experience in a quantitative field such as Economics (applied microeconomics, applied econometrics, industrial organization, labor economics), Statistics, Applied Mathematics OR in lieu of work experience, a PhD in same fields

Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Economics (applied microeconomics, applied econometrics, industrial organization, labor economics), Statistics, or Applied Mathematics.
  • Self-starter, high level of initiative, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task.
  • Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills.
  • Strong collaboration and communications skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership behaviors.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards, and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Ford Motor Company also is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment such persons.
 
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